Submission Instructions

Abstract Submission extended till 28th of April

  • The deadline for abstract submission is 28th April 2017.
  • Abstracts can only be submitted electronically, through the FAMS2017 website.
  • When submitting your abstract for the conference, please use the Abstract-Template and ensure that you indicate your preference (Oral or Poster). The template can be downloaded using the link below. 
  • Please adhere strictly to the style indicated in the abstract template provided; abstract must not exceed 300 words; and please save your abstract using the file name as follow: Author LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_ORAL/POSTER (state one preference). For example: SMITH_MARY_POSTER.doc
  • Please submit your abstract in .doc or docx format only
  • It is the authors’ responsibility to submit a correct abstract; any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the authors, if the abstract is accepted.
  • It is accepted to be the presenting author of more than one abstract and a co-author of an unlimited number of abstracts.
  • Since there are a limited number of oral contributions, your submitted abstract maybe considered for poster, despite your preference. These will be selected by the Scientific Committee. Successful submissions will be notified via the contact emails that you provided.
  • The presenting author of each abstract must be highlighted (underlined) in the abstract, registered for FAMS2017. The registration fee is refundable if the abstract is not accepted by the Scientific Committee; however, no refund will be granted in the case of cancellation by the authors.
  • Click on the link below to submit your abstract. When prompted enter the following credentials Username: fams; Password: allergy2017. If you have any problem uploading your abstract, please email: alice.lee@unsw.edu.au


Abstracts in the following topic areas (but not limited to) are being considered for presentation:

  • New food allergens
  • Management of food allergy
  • Industry practices of food allergen management
  • Molecular mechanisms
  • New molecular insight
  • Gluten free
  • Precautionary allergen labelling (PAL)
  • VITAL® Voluntary Incidental Trace Allergen Labelling
  • Risk assessment
  • Analytical methodologies
  • Regulation
  • Clinical practices
  • Allergenicity assessment
  • Food for immune health